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"Coolcashin", a parish, in the barony of Galmoy, county of Kilkenny, and province of Leinster, 3 1/2 miles (N. W.) from Freshford; containing 564 inhabitants. This parish comprises 2792 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is in the diocese of Ossory, and the vicarage forms part of the union of Freshford, and the corps of the prebend of Aghoure in the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny; the rectory is appropriate to the dean and chapter. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Lisdowney, the chapel is at Whitegate.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Coolcashin. RC Parish: Lisdowney
Earliest Records: b. May 1817; m. Sep 1771.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)

Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Coolcashin	Lisdowney	1771-1880	0926199
				1817-1880	0979701

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Coolcashin	Ballygowney    		651	Ossory    
Coolcashin	Coolcashin       	348	Ossory    
Coolcashin	Garrydague		157	Ossory    
Coolcashin	Gorteennamuck     	513	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 10 Apr 1999

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